Are you ready to revamp a room in your home? If you like to switch up room décor every now and then, you know that it can be costly. However, updating a room does not have to be expensive. There are many inexpensive ways to update a room.
10 ways to update a room
1. simple wall treatments
One way to update a room is with simple wall treatments. There are many different options to choose from, which include wallpaper, applique, stickers, and paint.
2. update light fixtures
Lighting is always a great way to update a space. It can instantly improve a room’s appearance. It’s important to select lighting that complement your room’s color palette and overall design.
3. new bedding
New bedding makes a room look and feel fresher. The addition of a nice throw blanket will instantly add a great sense of style to a bed.
You can shop for bedding at big box retail stores and local outlets. They have great bargain deals. High end stores will often have great discounts on bedding as well.
4. spray paint old furniture
If your current furniture does not suit the style you are going for, you can spray paint it.
Spray painting is a great way to refresh furniture you already have.
5. update furniture with new hardware
When your furniture begins to look outdated and doesn’t match the style you are going for, then you can simply update what you have or invest in a new piece.
The most cost-effective way to update your furniture is with new hardware. For example if you have a dresser with old knobs, you can substitute them with elegant crystal knobs.
6. shop your local thrift stores
One place I love to shop is the thrift store! Thrift stores carry many different pieces of décor, from lamps, to accessories and gems. There are great deals for pieces in your room that may need to be refinished.
7. inexpensive artwork
Artwork enhances a room and is a great focal point. Putting art into frames and making a gallery wall is a great way to update a room. Etsy has a great number of digital prints that you can choose from.
8. Declutter and find a new home for pieces that are out of place
It’s always great to declutter and find a new home for pieces that are out of place. You can use baskets for storage and to rearrange your closets.
9. good furniture hack
A good IKEA hack can give you a high end look on a budget. IKEA always has great examples of room décor in their catalogues and on its website.
10. add some greenery
Greenery, whether artificial or real, is a great addition to a room. Plants give a room a fresh look and add some pop.
HomeGoods and Michael’s have inexpensive vases that you can fill with artificial flowers. You can find inexpensive flowers at a local farmers market, Trader Joe’s, or Garden Centre. A mix of artificial and real plants is a great combination as well.